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Three Stars: March 28, 2019

 

1ST STAR: ANTHONY SALINITRI (OSHAWA GENERALS):
Anthony Salinitri broke open a 2-2 tie on a third period breakaway, giving the Oshawa Generals a 3-1 series lead with a 5-2 road win over the Peterborough Petes in Game 4. Salinitri scored twice, helping the Generals prevail despite being outshot 37-27, scoring his third and fourth goals of the 2019 OHL Playoffs. The 21-year-old Windsor, Ont. native racked up 48 goals and 88 points over 68 games between Oshawa and Sarnia this past season including a league-leading seven shorthanded goals. A former sixth round pick of the Philadelphia Flyers in 2016, Salinitri is in the hunt for an NHL contract. He attended rookie camp with the Vancouver Canucks last September.
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2ND STAR: ADAM BOQVIST (LONDON KNIGHTS):
Chicago Blackhawks first round pick Adam Boqvist strung together his second straight multi-goal game. The free-wheeling defenceman scored twice as the London Knights completed a 4-0 series sweep of the Windsor Spitfires with a 5-2 road win. Boqvist opened the scoring 1:37 into action before providing the Knights insurance with 3:40 left in the second. The 18-year-old from Falun, Sweden leads the league with six playoff goals for seven points (6-1–7) over four games. Boqvist put up 20 goals and 60 points over 54 games in his first OHL season. He was the eighth overall pick of the 2018 NHL Draft.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS

3RD STAR: ALEX FORMENTON (LONDON KNIGHTS):
Ottawa Senators prospect Alex Formenton pulled into the OHL playoff scoring lead, racking up four assists in Thursday’s 5-2 series clinching road win over the Windsor Spitfires. Formenton has points in three of the four games in the series, putting together back-to-back four point efforts in Games 3 and 4. He has 11 points (2-9–11) in total after putting up 34 (13-21–34) in 31 games this past season. Formenton, who represented Canada at the World Juniors in each of the past two years, has played a total of 10 career NHL games with the Senators and scored his first NHL goal earlier this season.
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